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James Tyner

Department of Geography
Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-7863
Fax:
330-672-4304
Biography

Jim Tyner's research centers on the intersection of political and population geography.  His most recent work has addressed war, violence, and genocide. Jim has a regional interest in Southeast Asia; recent travels have taken him to Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, and China. He is the author of 13 books, including War, Violence, and Population: Making the Body Count, which received the AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Geography.

Recent Publications

  • Tyner, James A. (2014) Population Geography II: Mortality, Premature Death, and the Ordering of Life, Progress in Human Geography
  • Tyner, James A. and Henkin, Sam (2014) Feminist geopolitics, everyday death, and the emotional geographies of Dang Thuy Tram, Gender, Place and Culture
  • Tyner, James A. and Inwood, Joshua (2014) Violence as fetish: geography, Marxism, and dialectics, Progress in Human Geography
  • Tyner, James A. (2014) Dead labor, landscapes, and mass graves: administrative violence during the Cambodian genocide, Geoforum 52: 70-77
  • Tyner, James A. and Colucci, Alex R. (2014) Bare life, dead labor, and capital(ist) punishment, ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies
  • Tyner, James A. Henkin, Samuel, Sirik, Savina, and Kimsroy, Sokvisal (2014) Phnom Penh during the Cambodian genocide: a case of selective urbicide, Environment and Planning A
  • Tyner, James A. (2014) Dead labor, homo sacer, and letting die in the labor market, Human Geography
  • Tyner, James A. (2013) Population Geography I: surplus populations, Progress in Human Geography
  • Tyner, James A. (2012) State sovereignty, bioethics, and political geographies: the practice of medicine under the Khmer Rouge, Environment and Planning D 30: 842-860
  • Tyner, James A. and Rice, Stian (2012) Moving beyond the 'Arab Spring': the ethnic, temporal and spatial bounding of a political movement, Political Geography
  • Tyner, James A., Brindis Alvarez, Gabriela, and Colucci, Alex R. (2012) Memory and the everyday landscape of violence in post-genocide Cambodia, Social and Cultural Geography
  • Tyner, James A. (2012) Space, Place, and Violence: Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex, and Gender (New York: Routledge)
  • Tyner, James A. (2012) Genocide and the Geographic Imagination: Life and Death in German, China, and Cambodia (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate)
  • Tyner, James A. and Joshua Inwood, eds. (2011) Nonkilling Geography (Honolulu: Center for Global Nonkilling)
  • Tyner, James A. (2010) Military Legacies: A World Made by War (New York: Routledge).
  • Tyner, James A. (2009) War, Violence, and Population: Making the Body Count (New York: Guilford).
  • Tyner, James A. (2009) The Philippines: Mobilities, Identities, and Globalization (New York: Routledge).
Expertise
Political, Population, War, Genocide, Migration, militarism, politics of international migration, Geopolitics
Research Institutes and Initiatives
Global Understanding Research Initiative